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A Mom Laments Limited Employment Prospects For Daughter With Down Syndrome

A Mom Laments Limited Employment Prospects For Daughter With Down Syndrome

 

 

Amy Silverman‘s daughter Sophie wants to be a dance teacher. But Sophie has Down syndrome and the opportunities for meaningful employment for people with intellectual disabilities are minimal.

This segment aired on WBUR’s Here & Now on January 1, 2020.

Amy Silverman is an award-winning writer, editor, and teacher, whose work has appeared in This American Life, The New York Times, Washington Post, among other publications.

Co-published with Here & Now.

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Amy Silverman is an award-winning writer, editor, and teacher, whose work has appeared in This American Life, The New York Times, Washington Post, among other publications.

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